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Instruments and Experimental Techniques

, Volume 61, Issue 6, pp 869–872 | Cite as

A Guidance System for Aiming a Spectrometer Field of View at the Sun

  • B. E. Moshkin
  • A. V. Zharkov
  • I. A. Maslov
  • O. V. Sazonov
PHYSICAL INSTRUMENTS FOR ECOLOGY, MEDICINE, AND BIOLOGY
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Abstract

The design and principle of operation of a mirror system that was designed for the automatic guidance of a spectrometer field of view with an aperture of 25 mm at the Sun and tracking the Sun with an accuracy of up to 1 mrad are described. The spectrometer will be installed on a landing platform on the surface of Mars. A prototype with a mass of 900 g was manufactured and tested.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. E. Moshkin
    • 1
  • A. V. Zharkov
    • 1
  • I. A. Maslov
    • 1
  • O. V. Sazonov
    • 1
  1. 1.Space Research Institute, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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